Employee Benefits

Paid Leave

Vacation - Non Represented Full-Time Staff


Years of Service                  Hours Per Month           Hours Per Year          
0-4 8 96
5-10 12 144
11-14 16 192
15 years + 18 216

Vacation - IAFF Members


Years of Service                  Hours Per Month           Hours Per Year          
0-4 9 108
5-10 13 156
11-14 18 216
15-20 20 240
21 years + 22 264


Sick Leave


Employees accrue sick leave at a rate of 11 hours per month for 40-hour per week employees, and 16 hours per month for

24-hour shift employees. 




In lieu of holidays, employees assigned to a 24-hour shift will receive 144 hours annually, to be scheduled and used in the same manner as vacation leave.            


For those employees assigned to a 40-hour weekly shift, the following holidays are observed:


New Year's Day                                January 1
Martin Luther King Day 3rd Monday in January
President's Day 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Juneteenth June 19
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day 1st Monday in September
Veteran's Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November
Day After Thanksgiving 4th Friday in November
Christmas Day December 25



Marysville Fire District employees are enrolled in the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and do not pay into the Social Security system. The Fire District will also match up to a maximum 4 percent of the employee’s base monthly wage to one of three deferred compensation plans offered by the District. 


Insurance Benefits


Marysville Fire District provides medical, dental and vision insurance through the Washington Fire Commissioners Association. The District pays 100 percent of medical and dental insurance premiums for the employee, 90 percent of medical insurance premiums for dependents and 85 percent of dental insurance premiums for dependents. 


Marysville Fire District provides a $25,000 life insurance policy for full-time employees. 


Marysville Fire District contributes $1,250 per year to the HRA VEBA Medical Reimbursement Plan for Public Employees and provides an Employee Assistance Program.


Other Optional Benefits

  • Members of the International Association of Fire Fighters participate in a medical expense reimbursement plan sponsored by the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters. 
  • Additional employee-paid life insurance benefits from the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters 
  • Employee-paid AFLAC supplement insurance programs


*These benefits are subject to change without notice.





Marysville Fire District
1635 Grove Street
Marysville, WA 98270

(360) 363-8500 


Email: fire@mfdrfa.org

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1635 Grove Street
Marysville, WA 98270
(360) 363-8500
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